• College and Career Night We Banner
    Lawrence Public Schools, in partnership with the Lied Center of Kansas and the Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) are pleased to host a college and career planning event where students and families will have the opportunity to visit with college representatives from across the state and nation.
    WHENThursday, October 19th, 2023 from 6:30 - 8:00pm
    WHERE:  Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence, KS 66045

    Panel Discussion on Post-Secondary Services for Students with IEPs and 504 plans:

    October 19th, 2023 @ 6:00-7:00 PM in the Lied Center Pavillion

    Representatives from area colleges, universities and technical schools will share information about supports and services available in post-secondary settings for students with IEPs and 504 plans. This will include a discussion about how to apply for these services and common accommodations that are requested and provided in post-secondary settings.

    This workshop is sponsored by the Transition Council of Douglas and Jefferson Counties.  For more information about the workshop, contact Liz Crickard, Transition Coordinator, at 785-330-4996 or ecrickar@usd497.org

    What is a College Fair? Not quite sure what you are getting into?  This article, Hey Guys! Let's Go to a (College) Fair! can answer your important questions.
    Save time at the fair by filling out your info online, then bring your barcode to the fair and get scanned by interested colleges.  To register visit https://app.strivescan.com/students .
    College Fair Checklist - Looking to make the most of your visits with colleges.  This College Fair Checklist, from The College Board Big Future Website, provides tips before you go, while you are there and for when you get home.
    Want something you can take with you to the fair?  Here is a list of questions that you can ask to get more information.
  • This is a list of schools and colleges that have indicated they will be attending the 2022 College & Career Night.
    Allen Community College
    Avila University
    Baker University
    Benedictine College
    Bethel College
    Coffeyville Community College
    Colby Community College
    Drake University
    Drury University
    Emporia State University
    Fort Hays State University
    Fort Scott Community College
    Graceland University
    Hesston College
    Highland Community College
    Hutchinson Community College
    Johnson County Community College
    Kansas City Art Institute
    Kansas National Guard
    Kansas State University
    Kansas Wesleyan University
    KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    KU Honors Program
    KU Medical Center
    KU School of Architecture & Design
    KU School of Business
    KU School of Education & Human Sciences
    KU School of Engineering
    KU School of Health Professions
    KU School of Journalism and Mass Communications
    KU School of Music
    KU School of Social Welfare
    Labette Community College
    Manhattan Area Technical College
    Manhattan Christian College
    MidAmerica Nazarene University
    Midland University
    Missouri State University
    Missouri Western State University
    Neosho County Community College
    Newman University
    North Central Kansas Technical College
    Ottawa Univeristy
    Peru State College
    Pittsburg State University
    Rockhurst University
    Southwestern College
    Truman State University
    United States Coast Guard Academy
    United States Naval Academy
    University of Kansas
    University of Missouri
    University of Missouri - Kansas City
    University of Oklahoma
    University of Saint Mary
    Washburn Tech
    Washburn University
    Washburn University - Allied Health
    Wichita State University
    Z Hair Academy
  • To add your school or organization to the list of attendees, please contact:
    Pantaleon Florez III, Experiential Learning Specialist